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Brazil finish Olympics in 12th spot

Brazil closed out their participation in the Olympic 7s with a 24-0 defeat to Kenya, finishing in 12th place overall. Three tries from Billy Odhiambo led the way for the Kenyans, who achieved their first Olympic win at the last time of asking. While the score will be a disappointment ...

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Chile Confirm Roster for Torneo de Las Naciones

Chile has confirmed a 26-man roster for the upcoming Torneo de Las Naciones. To be played in Córdoba, Argentina the competition will feature the official under 19 teams from Brazil and Chile in addition to a local Córdoba selection and two additional Argentine sides. Set to travel to Córdóba on ...

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Brazil u19’s Named for Argentina

The Brazilian under 19’s are to compete in the fourth edition of the Torneo de las Naciones. Taking place from August 14-20 in Córdoba the competition will include two Argentine sides, Chile and a local selection from Córdoba. The competition is to assist in Brazil’s preparations for the upcoming Junior South ...

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Bibby ends Argentinean Olympic dreams

One of the great sevens matches in recent memory ended in sadness for Argentina as Dan Bibby crossed in extra time to break a scoreless tie and put Great Britain into the semi finals. Rain made its first appearance at the Olympic 7s and made for tricky conditions, but both ...

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Pumas slide into Finals, Eagles eliminated

Argentina will be the sole representative of the Americas in the medal finals at the Olympic Games after the USA were eliminated in the final round of pool play at Deodoro Stadium on Wednesday. With the result the Eagles can now finish no higher than 9th place. A thrilling contest ...

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Molia, Bruzzone join Olympic rosters

Both New Zealand and Argentina have suffered serious blows to their Olympic squads and have been forced to make changes after only one round. Each have lost two players, and complicating matters is that Olympic regulations state that only one replacement player can be added during the competition, meaning both ...

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Japan stun New Zealand in Rio

Japan have once again shocked the rugby world with an incredible 14-12 win over New Zealand in the first round of the Men’s Olympic 7s at Deodoro Stadium on Tuesday. Teruya Goto opened the scoring and after Scott Curry and Akira Ioane put New Zealand into the lead, Kameli Soejima ...

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Olympic Men’s 7s Preview – Pool C

Perhaps the best chance for an upset comes in Pool C. New Zealand have not been at their best this season, Great Britain have been thrown together in a matter of weeks, Kenya won in Singapore and have played magnificent rugby at times, and even Japan has had their moments. ...

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Olympic Men’s 7s Preview – Pool B

Two top contenders in Australia and South Africa will collide on Day 2 in Pool B, with Latin European sides France and Spain also in residence to act as potential spoilers. All four sides prefer free-flowing rugby which should allow for some highly entertaining matches across the pool with big ...

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